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Let Spark Fly: Advantages and Use Cases for Spark on Hadoop

  • Sean Welch 

Apache Spark is currently one of the most active projects in the Hadoop ecosystem, and as such, there’s been plenty of hype about it in recent months, but how much of the discussion is marketing spin? And what are the facts? MapR and Databricks, the company that created and led the development of the Spark stack, will cut through the noise to uncover practical advantages for having the full set of Spark technologies at your disposal and reveal the benefits for running Spark on Hadoop

In today’s webinar, you will get a quick introduction to the Spark ecosystem and learn:
• How you can leverage the enhanced functionality Spark provides to Hadoop to solve for your specific use cases
• How easy it is to develop applications and models using Spark APIs
• Why MapR is the only distribution that supports the complete Spark stack
• What unique advantages you gain from having a complete Spark stack on Hadoop